Accessing Council information

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Some documents are freely available for inspection. Others can only be accessed under the Freedom of Information application process.

Documents available to the public

Some of our documents are available to the public and are on this website.

These include:

If the document(s) you are looking for are not online, they may still be available for public inspection.

Please contact our  Customer Service Centre on 03 9249 4000 to enquire.

Freedom of Information Act

You may be able to access document(s) under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (Cth) (the FOI Act) if there is no law that requires us to make a document available:

  • to the public on Council’s website or by public inspection; or
  • is available for a fee under another Act.

To find out more about Freedom of Information or submit a Freedom of Information request.

Summary of Personal Interests

The Local Government Act 2020 requires Council to maintain a Summary of Personal Interests (Summary). The Summary will include personal interests information disclosed in the last personal interests returns lodged by:

  • Councillors
  • Delegated Committee Members and
  • Nominated Officers.

The Summary will be available via the following links, and at our Customer Service Centres:

Summary of Personal Interests - Councillors (PDF, 6.3MB)

Summary of Personal Interests - Council Officers (PDF, 41.8MB)

Last updated: 29 January 2024 - 2:27pm